FDA is wrong on self-validation of COVID-19 tests
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While the world waits for vaccines and therapies, smart use of public health measures is critical for beating COVID-19. Testing is the essential tool for guiding public health.
FDA, America’s premier public health agency, contributed to the U.S.’s disastrous response by failing early in the outbreak to unleash the nation’s private and academic testing capabilities. It never made sense to wait for CDC to create a test because public health labs aren’t set up to